Contribution of wives' earnings to family income U.S. 1990-2017

The statistic shows the contribution of wives' earnings to family income in married couple households in the United States from 1990 to 2017, by median percent. In 2017, the median contribution of wives' earnings to family income was at 37.1 percent.

Contribution of wives' earnings to family income in married couple households in the United States from 1990 to 2017

Median contribution
201737.1%
201637.1%
201537.1%
201436%
201337.3%
201237.3%
201137%
201037.6%
200937.1%
200836%
200736%
200635.6%
200535.1%
200434.9%
200335.2%
200234.8%
200134.4%
200033.5%
199932.8%
199832.8%
199732.7%
199632.6%
199531.9%
199431.9%
199332.2%
199232.4%
199131.3%
199030.7%
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Source

Release date

December 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

1990 to 2017

Age group

16 years and older

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